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Pay-TV Subscriber Numbers Could Be Worse Than They Look

The first half of 2015 has not been kind to pay-TV companies. The cable and satellite distributors have seen subscriber numbers fall by nearly half a million, according to one ...
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Why This Analyst Sees Over 40% Upside in Twitter

Even though the Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) advertising story remains solid, with a second-quarter revenue beat and U.S. advertising average revenue per user (ARPU) reacceleration, growing the user base remains ...
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Dying Twitter Is Huge Source of Breaking News

While all eyes are on Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) and its search for a chief executive officer to lift the company’s sagging share prospects, there are some signs that if ...
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Are Millennial Media Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

Millennial Media Inc. (NYSE: MM) was leading the charge in the market on Thursday morning on news that it will be acquired. AOL announced its continued investment in cross-platform programmatic ...
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Hulu’s Cord-Cutter Dream, Commercial-Free TV

Commercials, despite being a minor inconvenience for those watching television, are what makes the advertising world turn round in that industry. Commercials are more of a minor annoyance to consumers ...
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Big Media Stocks Collapse

It has not been a particularly good year for some of the country’s biggest media firms. Only a couple of them have managed to eke out a share price gain, ...
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Why This Analyst Is Raising Twitter Now

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) has had a very hard time finding much love from Wall Street. On top of a management void, it has busted its initial public offering (IPO) ...
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75 Million Americans Will Play Fantasy Football This Season

The National Football League (NFL) has kicked of its preseason games and college football is ramping up as well. Can fantasy football leagues be far behind? Of course not. According ...
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Twitter Admits Workforce Is Not Diverse

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR), like other new world tech companies, admitted it does not employ enough women and minorities. It will try to erase that with programs to increase the ...
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Why 1 Billion Facebook Connections Do Not Matter

Ten million people flying on commercial aircraft in one day. One hundred thousand cars sold in a single day in China. One trillion searches on Google in a month. Or ...
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Media Stocks Have Been Crushed: 4 to Buy Now

After outperforming for much of the past couple of years, the top media stocks all have been absolutely mauled on fears that bundling and younger Americans “cutting the cord” will ...
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Why This Sirius XM Buyback Matters

The market posted a solid recovery in Wednesday’s trading session following the market carnage in Monday’s and Tuesday's trading sessions. After the markets recovered handily, Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Cablevision, CBS Strike Carriage Deal

One of the principal cable TV operators in the New York area, Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC), Tuesday signed a multiyear agreement with CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) to carry CBS ...
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America’s Most Expensive College Football Tickets

With just a week remaining until the start of the college football season, anticipation is high for fans all across the country. As the game gets closer, many will be ...
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Google Still Leads in Video Audience

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is by far the Internet’s largest search engine, and its various websites, including YouTube, continue to attract the largest audience for viewing online video on a ...
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